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New home for famous Cumbrian tapestry

Kendal's famous Quaker Tapestry will have to move to a temporary new home because of weather damage to its premises.

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£25k repair works begin

Damaged window at Quaker meeting house Credit: ITV News Border

Repairs are being carried out to the grade two listed building after Cumbria experienced the second wettest year on record in 2012.

It was initially thought that the repairs would be minor, however after closer inspection it was clear there were serious issues regarding the state of the windows and ceilings.

New window beams being prepared Credit: ITV News Border
New beam about to be lifted into place Credit: ITV News Border

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